By Andrew Prentice and Australian Associated Press For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 22:00 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 21 January 2021
Australian tennis ace Ash Barty has been slammed for breaching a basic Covid rule - but is adamant it was an 'innocent mistake.'
The world number one acknowledged she 'has to be better' after forgetting to wear a face mask in a Melbourne supermarket.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Barty, 24, was buying watermelon on Thursday sans a mask when she ran into Sky News reporter Andrea Crothers who promptly tweeted the 'breaking news'.
'I apologised as soon as I realised my mistake,' Barty said.
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